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Healthwatch Wiltshire is looking for people with a passion for health and social care services to join its Local Leadership Board. The Board is the driving force behind Healthwatch Wiltshire‘s commitment to ensure the voices of adults, children and young people are heard by those who run, plan and regulate ...more

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Illegal Money Lending Team – S...

You are invited to write a short story or poem (max 1,250 words but no minimum length) on the subject of loan sharks. There are 7 categories below – please state which one your story relates to. You are welcome to submit more than one story. Loan sharks are illegal money lenders who lend money without permission from ...more

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The Big Give

Chippenham Lions are here to help at a time when people need it the most. Make a donation online – google ‘ Chippenham Lions The Big Give’ To help support their fund raising effort in a year when all their normal activities have had to be cancelled. more

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Activity groups reopen at Alzheimer&...

Alzheimer’s Support is delighted to announce that it will be reopening its community groups from mid-September. The return of its wide range of groups including Movement for the Mind, gardening and memory cafes will be gradual and controlled, with the popular art sessions in Lyneham being the first to welcome back members ...more

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Don’t Wait and Worry

A drop in the number of people across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire seeking help from their GP for symptoms that could be cancer has prompted a warning that not getting checked could lead to serious consequences.   It comes as new data reveals that GP referrals for patients with suspect cancer to ...more

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Ensure you keep getting Universal Cr...

What you need to do to … If you’ve made a claim for Universal Credit during lockdown there are things you now need to do to ensure you keep receiving Universal Credit, especially now job hunting rules have restarted.  The latest advice column from Wiltshire Citizens Advice explains what you need to do to ensure ...more

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